Weight Watchers International Rallies to 7-Month High

Shares of Weight Watchers International rallied to their highest level since June after U.S. News & World Reports gave the company’s weight loss program top ranking for “Best Diet for Weight Loss,” “Best Commercial Diet,” “Easiest Diet to Follow.” and “Best Diet for Fast Weight Loss.”

The shares are also getting a boost from the company’s spokesperson and 10% shareholder, Oprah Winfrey. Winfrey told “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert on Tuesday she has lost 42 pounds on the Weight Watchers program. WTW was trading 20% higher.

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